ESL One Cologne 2015 shattered every record, with over 1.2 million viewers tuning in on Twitch and GOTV for the Grand Final. Congrats again to Fnatic on their third CS:GO Major Championship win.

CS:GO fans had the opportunity to directly support their favorite teams and players and their response was unprecedented: thanks to crowd-funding with event stickers, the players and organizations received a total of over $4.2 million!

To celebrate the amazing event, and in honor of CS:GO’s third birthday, we’ve turned on party mode. Grab your friends, a Zeus or two, and have some fun!

Photo courtesy of Helena Kristiansson.

Fnatic Win!

Congratulations to Fnatic, who are now three-time CS:GO Majors Champions!

If you missed any of the matches or want to watch the highlights, you can download all the games from this and other tournaments in the WATCH menu.
We would like to thank all the teams, everyone at ESL One in Cologne, and the Counter-Strike community for making this tournament possible.

Photo courtesy of Helena Kristiansson.

ESL One Cologne 2015: Finals

We’re down to four teams, and soon will find out who will emerge as the ESL One Cologne 2015 CS:GO Champions! The Semi-Finals start at 11:45 am CET (5:45 am EST, 2:45am PST) with Team EnVyUs taking on Team SoloMid and returning Champions Fnatic in a match against previous Champions The Grand Finals begin at 6:45 pm CET (12:45 pm EST, 9:45 am PST).

Watch the matches on GOTV, or on with a linked Steam account and you’ll have a chance to receive a souvenir package commemorating the event. Win or lose, you can show support for your favorite players by purchasing their autograph and team stickers.

ESL One Cologne 2015: Quarter-Final

The championship hopes of eight teams have ended. Congratulations to the advancing teams who fill out Saturday’s Quarter-Finals bracket. Games begin at 1:45 pm CET (8:45 am EST, 5:45 am PST).

Follow the matches on GOTV or on Twitch with a linked account to be eligible for souvenir packages commemorating the event, and make sure to place your Cologne 2015 Pick’em Challenge picks before the matches begin!

ESL One Cologne 2015: Group Stage

The stage is set. Sixteen teams are getting ready for Thursday’s Group Stage games. Four teams will advance to the quarterfinals today, and the remaining four teams to advance will be determined on Friday.

Throughout the event, all viewers will have a chance to receive souvenir packages to commemorate the event. To be eligible for a souvenir package, watch matches in-game, or watch your favorite Twitch stream with a linked account.

Have a favorite team or player? Show your support by purchasing their ESL One Cologne 2015 team sticker or autograph capsule! For each sticker sale, 50% of the proceeds go directly to the players and organizations. Those stickers also serve as game pieces for the Cologne 2015 Pick’Em Challenge. Don’t forget to make your picks each day as the tournament progresses for your chance at a gold Pick’Em trophy!